Displaying items by tag: Dale Folwell

RALEIGH — During Sunshine Week — seven days highlighting the public’s right to know about what happens behind the government’s closed doors — much of North Carolina’s health care system remains in the shade.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Fears of a global economic slowdown, fueled in part by the coronavirus outbreak, took a $4.2 billion chunk out of North Carolina’s state pension plan.

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 05 February 2020 14:24

State treasurer warns against taking on new debts

RALEIGH — North Carolina should avoid borrowing billions, even though the state’s “credit card limit,” a recent study says, is more than $11 billion over the next decade.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation shouldn’t manage its own finances, N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell says.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Fowell has sweetened a deal for hospitals to sign on to his Clear Pricing Project.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Fresh off N.C. Department of Insurance approval of cost-reducing reforms, Treasurer Dale Folwell is optimistic doctors and hospitals will join a new State Health Plan provider network. Contracts were set to go out late last week.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Senate Republicans are again pushing State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s request to limit risk in the underfunded state pension plan by narrowing the number of retirement options.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The House Health Committee overwhelmingly approved a bill blocking State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s controversial State Health Plan reforms while moving up a deadline to study alternatives.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — A plan by State Treasurer Dale Folwell to reform the nearly insolvent State Health Plan faces legislative pushback, prodded by hospitals and large medical providers. Folwell has no plan to abandon the reforms, which actuaries say would prevent the plan from going broke within four years.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation doesn’t have enough debt space to borrow the full $3 billion for local road and bridge construction promised in the Build NC Bond Act of 2018, State Treasurer Dale Folwell says.

Published in Local News
Page 2 of 3